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Confronting Patient Readmission Rates Creatively and Sensibly

Kaiser Health News (in collaboration with The New York Times) reports on the many creative and sensible ways in which hospitals are working to prevent patient readmissions, especially with Medicare giving increased scrutiny and heftier financial penalties to organizations with high readmission rates. As Jordan Rau reports, “…hospitals are dispatching nurses, transportation, culturally specific diet […]

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